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Aswan Sightseeing Tour from Luxor by Road
"At 06:00am your expert guide will pick you up from your Hotel in Luxor and accompany you in a journey along the Nile River which studded with stunning architecture and varied scenes of great natural beauty. The Nile is squeezed between the rocks and a series of Isl especially when the desert crowding in on both sides of the Nile River.Arrive at Aswan to visit the unfinished obelisk in Aswan northern granite quarry. The obelisk still attached to the rock on the bottom side the project was abandoned because of the crack appeared in the granite single block. If finished it would have measured around 42m (approximately 137 feet) and would have weighed nearly 1200 tons. Proceed to visit Aswan high dam an embankment dam built across the Nile at Aswan
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"Private Tour: Philae Temple
Private Tour Aswan Philae Temple Unfinished Obelisk and High Dam"Your guide will pick you up from your hotel Nile cruise or airport in Aswan at 08.00am to enjoy a day tour in the amazing city of Aswan. Start your tour by a visit to the High Dam an engineering miracle built in 1960 protecting Egypt from annual floods from the Nile. You will then proceed to visit the Unfinished Obelisk which shows the techniques used by the ancient Egyptians to cut obelisks. Most probably this obelisk belongs one of the rulers of the 18th Dynasty and the royal wife of king Tuthmosis II. This queen was the owner of her Temple in the eastern bank of Luxor. Also there is an opinion said that it belongs to Queen Nefertiti. Move on to visit the majestic Philae Tem"""Explore three of Aswan most popular and well known sites. Walk on the High Dam which separates Lake Nasser from the Nile
From $64.00
 
Private Tour: Philae Temple the Unfinished Obelisk and High Dam in Aswan
"Your expert tour guide will pick you up from Aswan airport train station hotel or Nile Cruise and accompany you in a guided tour to visit the unfinished obelisk in Aswan northern granite quarry. It was ordered by Hatshepsut the female pharaoh (1508–1458 BC). It is nearly one third larger than any ancient Egyptian obelisk ever erected. If finished it would have measured around 42 m (approximately 137 feet) and would have weighed nearly 1200 tons. Proceed to visit the high dam a rock fill dam built across the Nile in Aswan between 1960 and 1970 with the aim to regulate the Nile River flooding
From $55.00

More Restaurants in Aswan

Mcdonalds

Now after having been in Egypt for 3 weeks, i was rather sick of the food which we had found and just wanted a little bit of home served up... so me and my friend ventured into McD.... and wow what a...
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Nov 20, 2014

Al Masry

Al Masry in Aswan Bazaar is a good value for money restaurant to go to when you are hungry, not peckish. It has two dining areas simple but pleasant, you can choose a set meal from around 30le, which...
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Nov 13, 2013

Several Restaurants

Most of the restaurants and cafes line up the corniche al Nil. Sometimes they are hidden a little below the edge near the water, so you have to go down the stairs. Since I was staying at the corniche...
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June.b
Jun 16, 2011

Biti Pizza

I checked out at the Memnon Hotel on my last day and will be taking the train to Luxor. But since there was no late check-out at the hotel, I decided to take the taxi about 2 hours before my train at...
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June.b
Jun 15, 2011

McDonald's with an amazing Nile View

Walking along the Nile corniche, you'll get to discover many restaurants that you won't discover if you won't.The McDonald's in Aswan is located on the other end of KFC. If you're facing the Nile...
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Jun 15, 2011

KFC

After tasting the stuffed pigeon at the AlMasry Restaurant the previous day, and eating koshary, I started gnawing for something within my comfort zone, so I walked along the cornische nile street and...
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Jun 15, 2011
 
 
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Al Masry Restaurant

I walked to the street near the souq/market and ask one guy standing outside the arch-gate of the souq where the Al Masry Restaurant is and he pointed it to me which is not far from there.The...
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Jun 15, 2011

Koshary

The front of the restaurant is a narrow passage to get inside and a sign which says "Koshary" so maybe that's the name of the place. From the Memnon Hotel where I was staying this is the first place I...
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June.b
Jun 15, 2011

Asswan Panorama

The Asswan Panorama is one of several restaurants along the waterfront as I recall. The window table that we had peered across the river, although we did eat at night and actually saw little of the...
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Apr 04, 2011

Dinner Buffet on The Jasmin Cruise Ship

Since we were on a 3-day cruise, we ate several meals on our cruise ship. I imagine the buffets on the cruise ships are fairly similar. Ours had an excellent, very friendly staff. Breakfast was great...
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Apr 04, 2011

Any Cafe in Egypt

Karkady (Hibiscus Tea) is made from dried Hibiscus Flower. You can drink Karkady hot or cold. The tea is a rich dark red color, the tea has a tangy smooth taste, like Cranberry Juice. It is usually...
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Court94403
Jun 28, 2010

Chef Khalil's Restaurant

Chef Khalil is an amazing seafood restaurant that is tight on space but long on taste. It doesn't look like much from the outside and even when you walk in it's small, tables are close together and...
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NilePrincess
Aug 01, 2009

Nubian House Restaurant

This place is worth the view alone! Nubian House sits high above the First Cataract with views of Elephantine Island, The Mausoleum of the Aga Khan and The Nubian Village. Authentic Nubian Food is...
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Court94403
Jul 30, 2008

For a Sweet Treat, Try Fiteer

If you have a sweet tooth try any of the sweets or "halawayat" found in any bakery on almost every street in Egypt. Baklava; layers of flaky filo pastry layered with nuts, like pistachios and soaked...
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Court94403
May 26, 2008

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Abtal El Tahrir Street, Aswan, Nile River Valley, 0, Egypt
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Elephantine Island, PO Box 62, Aswan, Nile River Valley, Egypt
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79 Cornich el Nile, Aswan, Egypt
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Ambonarti Island, Aswan, Nile River Valley, Egypt
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The Nile Corniche, Aswan, Egypt
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El Fanadek Street, Aswan, Nile River Valley, Egypt
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Top Things to Do in Aswan

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Nubian Dinner & Show

Oh this was such fun. It was a total surprise that we were going here. Carole, our tour leader had taken a poll to see how many of us wanted to go to a traditional Nubian Dinner and Show. Well of...
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Aswan Botanical Garden

Jaw dropping visuals with the gardens and then the view of the start of the Sahara. Very tranquil place, if you don't want to be bothered by vendors, simply avoid walking along their route, but...
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Abu Simbel

We got up nice and early to meet up with the convoy heading to Abu Simbel. We found our place in the convoy and waited for the signal to go. There was an army truck inbetween each tourist van. It was...
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The Unfinished Obelisk

Philae island is famous for the legend of Isis and Osiris. The pylons within the temple of Isis contain depictions of the deities involved in this famous ancient Egyptian myth. Goddess Isis is the...
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Temple of Kom Ombo

This is an unusual temple because it is duplicated, mirroring itself on either side of a central axis. This is because it was dedicated to two gods: Sobek, god of fertility and creator of the world...
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Edfu Temple

The Edfu Temple is also known as the Temple of Horus (the Falcon headed God) There are falcons that guard the entrance to the Temple The pylons show the God Horus, his wife, the Goddess Hathor, and...
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"Aswan - beauty by the Nile"
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